Victoria Ramenzoni and DeeDee Bennett Gayle represent MACH at the UN Ocean Decade conference in Barcelona, Spain

Zoë Linder-Baptie2024

On April  9, 2024, Dr. Ramenzoni and Dr. Bennett-Gayle joined the UN Ocean Decade Conference in Barcelona, Spain to be honored as Women Ocean Leaders. Late last year four Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub (MACH) members, including Rutgers University staff and faculty members Victoria Ramenzoni, Jeanne Herb, Lisa Auermuller, and  University at Albany, SUNY faculty member DeeDee Bennett Gayle, were selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Kaleta A. Doolin Foundation (KADF) to serve as NSF-KADF Ocean Decade Champions.
To learn more about the event, please visit this link. To view the session where Dr. Ramenzonia and Dr. Bennett Gayle spoke about their experiences, please watch it here.